National Land Commission Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

National Land Commission Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

  • National Land Commission (NLC) is an Independent Constitutional Commission established and under Article 67 of the Constitution of Kenya, 2010 and operationalized by the National Land Commission (NLC) Act,2012, the Land Act and the Land Registration Act, 2012.

  • The broad mandates of the Commission are inter-alia; to manage public land on behalf of the National and County Governments, recommend a National Land Policy to the National Government, advice the National Government on a Comprehensive program for the registration of Land throughout Kenya, to conduct research related to land and the use of natural resources and make recommendations to appropriate authorities and initiate investigations on its own initiative or on a complaint into present or historical land injustices and recommend appropriate redress.

  • Conversely, Pursuant to Article 252 1(C) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010 and National Land Commission Act of 2012, the Commission invites applications from suitable candidates for the
    following positions:

    Legal Officer

  • An officer appointed to this position will be responsible for rendering legal services in preparation of legal opinions, studies, reports and correspondence as well as ensuring the provision of effective legal advice on a diverse range of substantive and procedural issues.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Under the supervision of the senior legal officer, the officer will be performing the following duties;

  • Ensure the timely filing of Court documents

  • Attend court in various cases in which the Commission is party to.

  • Draft legal documents
    pertaining to different matters.

  • Write reports on various assignments.

  • Advise walk in clients on various land matters.

  • Conduct research on various substantive and procedural issues.

  • Attend the Commission’s meetings and rendering legal advice.

  • Carry out review of grants and dispositions of public land to establish their legality or

  • Attend court on behalf of the Commission to tender evidence or adduce documents.

    Academic and Professional Qualifications

    For appointment to this grade, the candidate must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law from a recognized institution.

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Law from Kenya School of Law

  • Practicing Certificate as an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya

  • Must have served as a Legal Officer in the public or private sector for at least three
    (3) years

    Applicants must possess knowledge and skills in the following areas;

  • Proficiency in computer applications

  • Good knowledge of the constitution of Kenya

  • Good Communication skills

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Organizational skills

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; National Land Commission Legal Officer Jobs in Kenya

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